Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Microservices skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microservices over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microservices
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 51 74
Rank change year-on-year -5 +23 +9
Contract jobs citing Microservices 31 52 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.70% 3.67% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 4.31% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 7
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £443 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.50% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £390 £395 £307
90th Percentile £555 £553 £505
East of England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 - -

Microservices is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 995 1,207 946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.67% 85.12% 83.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 607 438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £214
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 111 99
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.63% +6.67% +105.48%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.50 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.63 £51.25 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.97 £33.33 £31.50
% change year-on-year -46.08% +5.81% +29.55%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Cambridgeshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microservices in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Cambridgeshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Cambridgeshire

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 19 £430 -11.79% 20
Peterborough +12 7 £525 - 1
Microservices
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 16 (51.61%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) React
4 11 (35.48%) Finance
4 11 (35.48%) .NET
5 9 (29.03%) Spring
5 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (29.03%) Spring Boot
6 8 (25.81%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (25.81%) Redis
6 8 (25.81%) Web Services
7 7 (22.58%) HTML
7 7 (22.58%) CSS
7 7 (22.58%) REST
7 7 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (22.58%) Memcached
7 7 (22.58%) HTML5
7 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
7 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (22.58%) MuleSoft
7 7 (22.58%) API Development
7 7 (22.58%) Wireframes
7 7 (22.58%) Design Thinking
8 6 (19.35%) OAuth
8 6 (19.35%) RESTful
8 6 (19.35%) jQuery
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
8 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
8 6 (19.35%) Mobile App

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.45%) Apigee
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (6.45%) Serverless
4 2 (6.45%) Slack
5 1 (3.23%) Office 365
5 1 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) DNS
1 6 (19.35%) VPN
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) BGP
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
3 2 (6.45%) IPsec
3 2 (6.45%) L2TP
3 2 (6.45%) OpenVPN
3 2 (6.45%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Redis
2 5 (16.13%) Big Data
3 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) git-flow
2 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) Maven
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Backend Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Tridion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) React
2 11 (35.48%) .NET
3 9 (29.03%) Spring
3 9 (29.03%) Spring Boot
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
5 7 (22.58%) CSS
5 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) HTML5
5 7 (22.58%) Memcached
5 7 (22.58%) REST
6 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) OAuth
6 6 (19.35%) RESTful
6 6 (19.35%) SOAP
7 5 (16.13%) CSS3
8 3 (9.68%) Node.js
8 3 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
9 2 (6.45%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
3 3 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Fintech
4 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Android
1 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) API Development
2 7 (22.58%) Design Thinking
2 7 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (22.58%) Wireframes
3 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.13%) Open Source
3 5 (16.13%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 5 (16.13%) Web Development
4 4 (12.90%) API Integration
4 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Data Encryption
4 4 (12.90%) DevOps
4 4 (12.90%) Line Management
5 3 (9.68%) Android Development
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
5 3 (9.68%) iOS Development
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) C
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) Java 8
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) ES6
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Kibana
2 3 (9.68%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.45%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) MuleSoft
2 5 (16.13%) Google
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) New Relic
4 2 (6.45%) WSO2
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.23%) SAP